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keep on scratchin' time is running out. you may have your pick for president but if you're not registered, you can't vote. we'll have the details on the fast approaching deadline in pennsylvania. this morning, one teenager is dead and two other people are in the hospital after this triple shooting. now philadelphia police are on the hunt for the gunman. and long-term damage. the garden state's gas tax will pump new money into the state coffers, but could it hurt the budget down the road. nbc 10 news starts now. good tuesday morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. cool start but i think it will be a nice crisp fall day. let's get right to meteorologist krystal klei and the neighborhood forecast. good morning, krystal. >> good morning. that's a perfect description of this afternoon, a crisp fall
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day. 35 degrees, the temperature right now in allentown. philadelphia at 46 degrees. and that's about the best we do on the board here. 41 coatesville, trenton at 41. atlantic city at 40. look at mt. holly, 36 degrees as well. not seeing many numbers near freezing territory although we did see an hour ago, 31 degrees mt. pocono. the temperaturesç are quite chilly. this is the difference compared to yesterday morning. this is even cooler. we're at 8 degrees difference. allentown, 11 degrees colder in mt. holly and 5 degrees cooler in trenton to kick off our tuesday a.m. hours. looking at that frost advisory, put in place yesterday, still in effect through :00 a.m. for the areas shaded in blue. everywhere in hour zone except for delaware and long the i-95 corridor, those temperatures will bump up. we're talking 60s later today. we'll take a closer look at the afternoon forecast for your
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tuesday. the details on the rest of your workweek coming up. for now, traffic with jessica boyington. >> the blue route, we're starring there. we have a delay because of a disabled vehicle. these are our cameras around mac dade boulevard. there's police activity on the scene as well. a slow go behind that scene and on the southbound side. if you're headed down the blue route and headed towards 95, you'll pass this point or possibly be stuck in some delay. you can see one lane there allowing to squeeze by there. the northbound side looks relatively unaffect. somers point, this was a vehicle over into the shoulder, an accident there. garden state parkway northbound, though, headed northbound just past somers point around laurel drive. route 202 looks okay, at least in terms of drive times. nine minutes or ten minutes at the most, southbound from the schuylkill to route 30. speeds still into the 60s. vai? >> thank you, jessica. decision 2016 and time is running out. today is the last day to register to vote in pennsylvania. >> every vote counts. this year, the keystone state is
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truly a battleground territory. nbc 10's in in is live just outside the city commissioner's office in penn's landing with more on the deadline. matt? >> if you want your vote to count next month, you have to first register. one way to do that is right here at the philadelphia city's commissioner's office at penn's landing. they will be open from 8:30 until midnight to take those last-minute applications. they expect long lines, at some point later on today. you want to get out here early and get this done as soon as possible. there are a few other ways to register, even in these last few hours. the easiest way is online through the pennsylvania voter registration website. earlier i tweeted a link to that site for your convenience. also mail in your application but it must be postmarked by today. then of course as i mentioned you can do it in person. as for delaware and new jersey, you have more time. delaware, the voter registration deadline is this saturday. new jersey, the deadline is one
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week from today. and if you ask around, a lot of people will tell you this election is very important. they want you to get out an vote as they plan to vote as well. so how many people are registered to vote in the state of pennsylvania? might be more than you might think. i'll also be looking at how the numbers have increased or declined over the last four years. for now i'm live in penn's landing, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you, matt. if you're an undecided voter, there's one more presidential debate before election day. the third and final face-off will be next wednesday, october 19th at the university of nevada las vegas. nbc 10 has you covered. lauren mayk will be reporting lhve from las v. this morning, philadelphia police are searching for a gunman who shot three people including two teenagers in the city's mayfair section. skyforce 10 was over the scene on sterling street just after 9:00 last night. a 17-year-old died following the shooting, a 16-year-old and a 21-year-old are both in critical
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condition. investigators tell us the 21-year-old victim ran into a nearby police station for help. officers were the ones to take them to the hospital. >> 6:05. new details this morning on the plan to raise the new jersey gas tax by 23 cents a gallon. a rating agency now says it could strain the state budget. moody's says the plan is a credit negative which means it could worsen the state's credit rating. the new jersey legislature passed a plan with support from both sides of the aisle on friday. it would raise the gas tax but cut the sales tax to about 6.6% while fazing out the estate tax. the agency says these changes could cost the state $1.4 billion over the next five years. donald trump is chiming in about the closure of the atlantic city casino that still bears his name. donald trump told the associated press, quote, there's no reason for this. the republican presidential nominee added that friend and casino owner carl icahn should have been able to work out a deal with the unite here local
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54 union that went on strike at the trump taj mahal early in the summer. some 2,800 workers are now out of a job because of the closure. the taj mahal becomes the fifth ac casino to fold since 2014. it joins the atlantic club, showboat, trump plaza and revel. atlantic city now has just seven casinos. this morning we have new details about the philadelphia school district's plan to help low-performing schools. the district is targeting 11 schools that had low performances for the past three years. the superintendent says forums will begin next week where staff, parents and community members can discuss the best ways to improve. each school will get a two-day visit to determine their strengths and weaknesses. to check if your child's school is on that list, go to website at the schuylkill river trail will now be extended thanks to a $3 million state grant. pennsylvania governor tom wolf made the announcement yesterday right on the trail off locust
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street. the extension of the trail will run from bartrum's mile to east passyunk avenue in south philly. >> we want to make sure that every pennsylvanian is within 15 minutes of a nature trail. that's a big goal and it's really important. >> the extension of the trail will help reduce storm water runoff in neighborhoods that are near the river. it is 6:07. we're following breaking news out of washington, d.c. that's where one side of the baltimore/washington, d.c. parkway has been shut down after a carjacking and crash. this is a live picture. the lanes affected are the southbound lanes. this is going to affect the traffic -- rush hour traffic what has come to a complete halt on one side ofç that parkway. we'll keep following this breaking news and we continue to make phone calls. we'll update the shutdown throughout the morning.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> starting with that live shot outside philadelphia, still dark out there. sunrise will be just after 7:00 a.m. current conditions, 46 degrees. it's cold to start out your morning. winds at 6 miles per hour. even the lightest breeze makes it cooler than it is. grab the jacket as you step out the door. temperatures later in the day, you may peel off the jacket, we'll be moving to the mid to upper 60s. in the suburbs, starting a little cooler, some of us flirting with upper 30s early this morning. bumping it up to 59 by 1:00 and 62 degrees by 5:00 p.m. in the lehigh valley, very chilly start that we've seen this morning. most areas around the lehigh valley into the 30s, although above freezing. 60 degrees by 1:00 p.m. the sunny conditions, across the entire board. some clouds around the jersey shore and into south jersey.
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47 in new jersey by 61 degrees, 1:00 p.m., 1:00 at the shore, 62 degrees. similarities there. there's a look at tropical storm nicole, the latest update, 60 mile-per-hour winds with movement at 5 miles per hour. this is a slow-moving storm that we're looking at. the projected track will start to push this along to the north here. wednesday, winds 75 miles an hour. it has a possibility of moving through bermuda. that's something we'll have a close eye on. it tens to weaken as we start to push it out to sea. friday into your saturday, dropping down to 85 mile-per-hour winds and that system well off the coast from us. not going to be affecting our forecast. instead, we stay dry. that's for delaware, new jersey as well. there's the comparison in philadelphia to delaware. low 70s to mid-70s your thursday as we move into friday and saturday. a dip to the mid to upper 60s.
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again, no chance of rain. at least through the next five days of your forecast. >> thanks for that, krystal. ten minutes past 6:00 on this tuesday. i'm sure traffic is starting to build. >> yes, we're looking at flashing lights there on the blue route. jessica, bring us up to speed. >> we're seeing delays there because of that. it's just a disabled vehicle, though. it should clear relatively soon. this is around mac dade boulevard and on the southbound side. traffic moving towards 95 might be affected by this. you can see we have police activity on scene as well. a little sign having traffic directed over to the right-hand side. one lane moving through, by the scene and slowly. a little bit of a backup there as well. the northbound traffic looks unaffected. also in norristown, we're watching an early gas leak that's already been cleaned up, still closing part of route 202 between marshall street and elm street. you'll be detoured around this, moving out to south jersey, somers point, a vehicle off into
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the woods. an accident seen here on the parkway, blocking off the right-handç shoulder. for now, not seeing delay because of that. on the northbound side. moving north around laurel drive. vai? >> thank you, jessica. dumb and disrespectful. that's what supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg is saying about a hot button issue across the country. >> we'll hear from the 83-year-old justice about colin kaepernick's protest. plus, she weighs in on the race for the white house. you know the saying. no good deed. hear why a local pastor could be facing a $100 fine per day for helping out a homeless family in need.
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do you own a plane? do you own a bank? pat toomey owned both. but it's the fact that toomey owns a seat in the u.s. senate
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that should really concern us. while on the senate banking committee, pat toomey voted to rewrite rules to help bankers like him ...and he tried to eliminate protections put in place to stop wall street's risky practices. pat toomey: looking out for wall street and himself, not pennsylvania. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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decision 2016 as we get closer to election day. you might notice your phone ringing more than usual. con artists may try to use the election to take advantage of you. >> hello. >> asking for poll information lees to questions about credit cards, birth certificates and social security numbers. before you know it, your money could be gone. >> but if you do want to donate to a political organization, go directly to that organization. don't do it from a solicitation phone call that randomly came to your house. >> he says scammers use spoofing devices that can trick your caller i.d. so you think the call is from a legitimate political group. if you get a call that seems suspicious, report it to your county's consumer protection office or the state attorney general's office. rescue teams will be back at work this morning in eastern
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north carolina as floodwaters from hurricane matthew continue to wreak havoc on the state. the storm dumped month are then a foot of rain, triggering the massive flooding. at least 23 people have been killed in the u.s. nearly half of them in north carolina. matthew dumped 13.6 trillion gallons of water on the southeast. now, thousands of people are cleaning up from the disaster. meantime, nearly a million in north and south carolina are still without power. in new york, a group of demonstrators is expected to face trespassing charges after climbing into this gas pipeline. this is a video of the four protesters taken from inside the actual pipeline yesterday in west chester county. they finally left last night after a negotiation with state police. two others were arrested for helping the group gain access. they're protesting the pipeline being built from pennsylvania to new york. down south, a 4-year-old girl who was kidnapped from her home in florida over the weekend has been found safe in tennessee. an employee at a hospital in
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memphis called security after spotting the girl and her suspected kidnaper in the parking lot yesterday. officers have the suspect who is named wes in custody. rush hour drivers last night reported someone running through traffic near irvine. the man was hit by a car but he managed to get up. he wasç shot by a responding officer and died. the officer is on leave while the investigation continues. 6:17 right now on this tuesday. jessica boyington has a lot going on this morning. >> let's get another update on that disabled vehicle on the blue route. jessica? >> we're busier this morning than we were yesterday on columbus day. we're starting to see more people head out the door. we're not skipping over the morning rush which is under way in the next couple of minutes or so. we're watching a disabled vehicle on the blue route, around mac dade boulevard.
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the southbound lanes are right in here. you can see the police activity on the scene. we have a sign up here moving all the traffic over to the right-hand shoulder or at least the right-hand lane. one lane is getting by there, creating a little bit of a delay and backup on the southbound side. that will affect all traffic moving southbound towards 95. there's an accident on pottstown, reported on high street around madison street. we're checking in with the 42 freeway. we end on a good night in new jersey, northbound, if you're heading to philadelphia, that's where we typically see delay at this time but not yet. northbound from 55 to the walt whitman bridge. average speeds into the high 50s. more updates for the rest of the morning, coming up. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> starting with your neighborhoods right now, 30s still holding tight in the lehigh valley. suburbs 41 degrees, delaware as well. midlive 40s in philadelphia and
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the jersey shore at 40 degrees. it's a cold start to kick off. we know if a couple months we'll be saying these temperatures are what we wish we could be seeing. let's talk about the suburbs where temperatures are in some spots now in the 30s outside. some of us holding to the 40s. exton at 40, malvern, the same and 42 for warrenton. bedminster at 37 degrees. while we're in the 30s this morning, we'll see afternoon temperatures that creep up just a little higher in some spots compared to yesterday. still, those numbers should be below average. this morning because of the cold conditions, aside from that stretch for wilmington to trenton and up to new york city, most of the region is under a frost advisory or even the purple you see that freeze warning, showing how cool temperatures really are to kick off our tuesday morning, just across this entire area. radar and sat late, shows us no
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rain to track, no clouds to track either. instead what we're looking at today is going to be a sunny forecast once the sun sun comes up. that sunny forecast will continue through the afternoon. hour by hour forecast, this is a nice wide view to show us what's coming from the west. clouds and rain as well. the rain will not make it. it will break apart, some the clouds will move on by as we move late day into tuesday overnight. mostly clipping the northern portions. clouds push in as we move along from the east. that's your wednesday morning. partly cloudy conditions are expected. otherwise, no rain for your wednesday. wednesday by ç8:00. now we have a line of rain that we can keep our eye on. those showers will slowly progress our direction through the overnight into thursday morning. the thing is, i think they'll break apart and weaken by the time they make their way across pennsylvania. meaning parts of the lehigh valley, berks county, getting clipped by some of the rain before it moves out. we'll talk more about the chances of rain, if we see any on the ten-day forecast in just
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a bit. coming up, did someone try to light a philadelphia police car on fire? that's the question investigators are trying to solve this morning. we'll tell you about the evidence that has them calling this a possible case of arson. plus, new numbers are shedding light on just how many americans have had their identity stolen. still ahead, the simple steps you can take to make sure it doesn't happen to you. planned parenthood. i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion and i would suggest we have penalties for doctors who perform them. would you put people in jail for performing abortions? at some point doctors performing abortions i think would be subject to that sort of penalty. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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how do we measure greatness in how america? you? the height of our skyscrapers? the size of our bank accounts? no. it's measured by what we do for our children. the values we pass on. i've spent my life fighting for kids and families and it will be my mission to build a country where our children can rise as high as their dreams and hard work take them. that means good schools for every child in every zip code. college that leads to opportunities... not debt. and an economy where every young american can find a job that lets them start a family of their own. we face big challenges, but we can solve them the same way families do. working together. respecting one another.
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and never giving up. i want our success to be measured by theirs. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 6:24. a church in dover is fighting for the right to help the homeless. the victory church has been warned it will be fined $100 a day if it allows homeless people to stay on its property because of zoning issues. right now, pastor aaron appling is allowing alexis and her 1-year-old child to stay in an rv on the back of the property.
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according to the county, the church can try to get its property zoned as a camp ground but the church says it's too expensive to do that. the 83-year-old ruth bader ginsburg said not standing for the national anthem is dumb and dis resperespectfu disrespectful. not show pride in a flag of a country that oppresses people of color. >> i think it's dumb. would i arrest them for doing it? no. if they want to be stupid, there's no law that should prevent it. if they want to be air began, there's no law that prevents them from that. >> she laughed off a tweet from donald trump when he said hillary clinton should resign because her, quote, mind is shot.
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a new report by finds 41 million american adults have been the victim of identity theft. that's two out of every five people. according to the study, many people put themselves at risk. they found about half of americans do not regularly check their credit reports. people also conduct banking on unsecured wi-fi networks and almost 30% use the same password for all online accounts. good morning, everyone. we're watching the blue route right now, right around mac dade boulevard. finally clear. we had a disabled vehicle causing southbound delays. you can see traffic is moving by the scene. if you're headed southbound towards 95, no problems at least because of that. we'll keep you updated on this for sure. more of the delays that we're starting to see around the area when i come back at 6:30. for now, let's get a check on today's forecast with krystal
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klei. >> thisç is from sea isle city. what a gorgeous start to the morning if it wasn't for the temperatures in the 30s in some areas. we'll talk about the warmup this afternoon and the continued warmup over the next several days. do you see a samsung galaxy note 7? hear what the company is telling all note 7 owners including the ones who already replaced their phones. plus, arson investigation. philadelphia police are now looking into whether or not someone tried to light one of their cars on fire. we'll tell you about the piece of evidence they found. do you own a plane? do you own a bank? pat toomey owned both. but it's the fact that toomey owns a seat in the u.s. senate
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right now on "nbc 10 news today," time is almost up. today is pennsylvania's deadline to register to vote in this year's election. arson investigation. this morning, philadelphia police are trying to figure out
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if someone tried to light a police car on fire. and phone warning. new details on the popular samsung galaxy note 7. hear why the tech giant is telling people to stop using the phone immediately. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> and i'm rosemary connors. a little chilly to say the least on this tuesday. let's get more on the forecast from meteorologist krystal klei. krystal? >> that's right. it's a cold start 0 our morning out there. the good news is, it's also a clear start. once the sun is up, we'll see plenty of sunshine in the forecast right on through your afternoon. as you're heading out the door, leave the umbrella, grab the jacket. 47 your temperature. 41 in parts of the suburbs. we'll still see 30s through the lehigh valley and 44 degrees in delaware. then as you're heading home, driving back to the house,
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temperatures are going to be mostly in the 60s. 62, the same for new jersey and 64 for the lehigh valley. we should see those temperatures right around mostly the mid-60s this afternoon. and then starting to dip off by the time you head home at 5:00 p.m. commute cast looking good. if we look at the current winds, those are mostly light. better than the last couple of days, 5, 10 miles per hour this morning. as we move throughout the afternoon, light and breezy conditions expected. we're not tracking rain chances. we're just tracking the warmup of your temperatures. we'll take a closer look at how warm those temperatures do get in the next few days, if we can bump above average. for now, let's talk traffic with jessica boyington. >> thanks, krystal. 422. we're starting there. we're watching for delays and a disabled vehicle reported in the area of trooper road. they moved the camera to zoom in on a slow-moving vehicle, this is off of the westbound side.
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we're seeing some -- not a disabled vehicle. definitely crawling. it's causing a problem off of the off ramp. on the eastbound side of 422 we're seeing a bigger delay. 12 minutes from 29 to the schuylkill. we'll keep on a on that. somers point, south jersey, there'c 9 accident on the garden state parkway northbound around laurel drive. this vehicle went off into the woods. cleanup under way there. it's not causing any major delays, at least in the parkway right now. keeping it in new jersey, over in bellmawr. watch for a new on ramp and traffic pattern that's under way around the construction zone that we've been dealing with for quite some time around the 42 freeway and 295. from the 42 freeway northbound to 295 northbound watch for that off ramp. vai? >> thank you, jessica. decision 2016. if you still haven't registered to vote in pennsylvania, today is your last chance. >> it's been a true battleground
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state this election season which means every vote in the keystone state is crucial. nbc 10's matt delucia is just outside the philadelphia city commissioner's office. with more on what they're doing to make sure everyone eligible is registered. >> one way to register to vote is in person at the philadelphia city commissioner's office. they'll be opening up at 8:30 and will be open until midnight handling last-minute applications. that time is running out. just under a month until election day. there are a few ways to register, even in these last few hours. the easiest way, perhaps, is online through the pennsylvania voter registration website. you can also mail in your application. it must be postmarked by today. of course as i mentioned, you can do it in person. i recently looked up the most recent numbers for voter registration in pennsylvania as of last week. just over 8.5 million people are registered. compared that to the number of people registered to vote in the
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2012 presidential election. 8.5 million there. just shy of 6,000 more voters this time around. an increase there. as for delaware and new jersey, you have a little bit more time to register. delaware, the deadline is saturday. new jersey, the deadline is one week from today. so, of course, it is very important to get out there to register and then vote next month. live in penn's landing, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. this morning in philadelphia, a 17-year-old is dead and two others are in the hospital after a triple shooting in the city's mayfair neighborhood. nbc 10's monique braxton is live outside police headquarters this morning. monique, investigators say one of the victims ran to the police station after the shooting? >> that's right, vai. i've been talking to police this morning and here's what we can tell you. at this hour, homicide detectives are hoping the surviving victim as well as the witnesses will lead them to the gunman. we're going to take you to the scene now. skyforce 10 over the scene. we were also on the ground with
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the very latest, in the 3100 block of hawthorne, just after 9:00, police heard gunshots. police found three people shot. a 16-year-old wounded in the chest, a 17-year-old was hit in the torso. those two were driven by a private vehicle to aria frankford hospital. the 17-year-old died there. a 21-year-old did show up bleeding from the neck at the 15th police district. he was taken by police to aria torresdale hospital. this morning, the two survivors are listedç in critical condition. at the mayfair scene, it stretches over a two-block area, according to police. they found a small barrel revolver handgun. they found bikes down on the pavement. one sneaker and a bag of what appears to be marijuana. police tell us as the sunrises, they'll be contacting businesses and residents as they search for
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surveillance videotape. here's the key thing they're looking for. they're looking for a gunman dressed in all black and wearing one sneaker running from that scene. we'll stay on top of this investigation. live for now, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. >> monique, thank you. 6:37. this morning, philadelphia police are conducting an arson investigation after one of their suvs was vandalized. someone found the vehicle's gas tank open with a burnt piece of paper sticking out of it and reported it to police. this happened last night at the 35th district headquarters parking lot and broad street in ogontz. police say the pape her been lit previously but don't believe it had ever caught fire. so far, there is no arrests. samsung is halting production of the galaxy note 7 after reports of fires involving the new phones that were meant to replace the recalled smartphones. safety officials in south korea say they believe the replacement phones may have a new defect that may not be related to the battery.
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you may remember the original recall was due to overheating batteries. we talked to the owner of a cell phone repair company in king of prussia who tells us her technicians handle all kinds of problems but never something like this. >> we do not want to work on them. >> if the phone gets to a certain temperature, the battery itself is igniting. if it's not an explosion, it will be smoking or overheating or melting. >> the owner says her advice to anyone with a galaxy note 7, don't chance it. take it back to the store. samsung goes further and says you should turn them off. the company will give customers a refund or exchange them for different phones. representatives from samsung will be in court today. the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments in a patent dispute between samsung and apple. the justices must decide how much samsung should pay apple for copying the iphone's look. a 2012 verdict found samsung infringed on apple's product
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design. samsung paid more than $548 million last december and argues it should not have to pay any more. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> the sun just [ inaudible ]. still pretty dark out there. sunrise about to happen. it will happen officially just after 7:00 a.m. i'm excited about that because that means the temperatures will slowly start to climb up. it's been a cold morning out there. look at the starting numbers. 35 degrees, the lehigh valley. not dropping down to freezing yet but getting awfully close there. 49 degrees by 10:00 a.m. a big bump thanks to the sunshine. we move into the mid-60s as we hit the afternoon winds today on the lower side. u-q talking low to maybe light and breezy conditions. 36 the temperature this morning. in new jersey, 52 by 10:00 a.m. same deal. winds won't be a factor. we make it to the mid-60s. 63 will be your temperature at
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4:00 p.m. spotty clouds moving through. overall, sunshine going around the entire region. delaware now little better start. not the 30s but the low 40s. 41 degrees is where we start with winds at 5 miles per hour. 59 at noon. as we move along through 4:00 p.m., 64 grows with sunny conditions in the forecast as well. sunshine will not continue throughout the forecast completely. we'll start to build in some clouds. the question is will we build in chance of rain? we'll talk more about that coming up. 20 minutes before 7:00 a.m. on this tuesday. let's get another check of traffic. >> jessica boyington starts us off on 95. >> 95 looks okay for the most part. we're just used to this typical volume. i'll check in with drive times here. watching 95 around the betsy ross bridge camera. southbound side right here. that's why we're at 25 minutes. normal morning commute not at all like yesterday. yesterday we pretty much skipped over a rush hour. now southbound from woodhaven road up towards center city to the vine street expressway. that's 25 minutes and speeds are
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dropping now into the 30s, especially through parts of the work zone where we see lane restrictions and ramp closures as well. there's an accident on perkiomen. out in norristown, the gas leak that happened earlier this morning has already been cleaned up but it's still closing part of route 202 between marshall street and elm street. almostly checking in with mass transit, everything is running on time with no delays. just a small delay for thorndale train 9597 running 11 minutes late. racist e-mails sent to students and faculty. >> that's what happened at princeton university. we'll tell you where the e-mails may have come from. plus, no more good grief. remember this charlie brown christmas tree in berks county that drew criticism? hear how the city of reading is making sure it doesn't happen again this year.
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trying to make me eat my greens?low. no, just trying to save you some green. whaaat?! thousands of blue tags. thousands of low prices. my giant. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world.
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so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. do you own a plane? do you own a bank? pat toomey owned both. but it's the fact that toomey owns a seat in the u.s. senate that should really concern us. while on the senate banking committee, pat toomey voted to rewrite rules to help bankers like him ...and he tried to eliminate protections put in place to stop wall street's risky practices. pat toomey: looking out for wall street and himself, not pennsylvania. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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this morning, princeton university is trying to determine who sent a pair of racist e-mails to students and faculty over the weekend. the daily princetonian reports that the e-mails likely came from a member of a white supremacy group. one of the e-mails has the subject line, no child left white, vote trump. it directions them to a website about white genocide. students at princeton tell us they have strong feelings about receiving these e-mails. >> i would say we don't have a white supremacy issue at all. and i would likely write it off as a joke. but i hope that's the case. >> completely unacceptable, especially in this time. >> you find it offensive to you personally? >> yeah. yeah, definitely. >> in a statement, the university says it deplores these revolting messages. the philadelphia eagles are opening up their playbook to help local kids, the team is
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partnering with the united way with a new online education program. nbc 10 was at the william dick hr(t&háhp &c announcement. it's called the character playbook. the new online course helps students develop character and engage in healthy relationships. the program serves thousands of middle school students throughout the greater philadelphia region. speaking of football and the eagles, nbc 10 is taking you back to where it all began with eagles rookie quarterback carson wentz. csn's john clark travelled with wentz to his home state of north dakota to give us a look into his early life before he became an eagle. you can watch "from wentz he came" this friday night at 7:00 on nbc 10. how about this story? the city of reading in berks county is taking steps to avoid another charlie brown christmas tree. >> the mayor signed off on a plan to have around artificial tree on display. you might remember the story of
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this tree in reading. a lot of people complained it was too scrawny and compared it to the tree featured in a charlie brown christmas. the new artificial tree will stand 35 feet tall with hundreds of ornaments and lights, topped with a five-foot star. officials say the tree should last 15 to 20 years. i have a feeling we may be hearing about the comparison of the two trees for 15 to 20 years. facebook is launching a new product for business called workplace by facebook. >> the new app will allow co-workers to communicate through text, group chat and video. it will cost up to $3 a month peruser. social media giant is competing with companies like microsoft and salesforce to make business collaboration easier. it doesn't seem to be a primary focus for facebook, however. the app wasn't even mentioned in ceo mark zuckerberg's ten-year plan that he just announced in april. and in just a few minutes,
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we begin the tad today show. about 12, 13 minutes. >> matt lauer and savannah guthrie join us live from new york with more on what's coming up today. good morning, guys. >> good morning. 12 minutes but who's counting. >> 12:50. >> coming up on a tuesday here on "today," a new watch of key republican lawmakers abandoning donald trump, including speaker paul ryan. with just a month to go until election day, is there time for trump to rebounded? >> also ahead, more bad news from samsung and its millions of galaxy note 7 users. what you need to know about, yes, another recall. a candid conversation with justin timberlake on fame, music and how being a dad has changed him. it is always fine when miss meredith vieira joins us. back to you guys. >> we can count on laughs with meredith in the studio and hopefully good singing from j.t.
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>> i think he's a fascinating guy. >> very, very talented. we look forward to it. >> see you at 7:00. >> thank you. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> starting out with a look at those temperatures again. showing them off this morning could lead to some of the coldest numbers we've seen so far this season. check it out.ç mid-30s, lehigh valley neighborhoods. and reading is sitting at 37 degrees. allentown 35, macungie the same. areas around the mid-30s this morning as we move along into the afternoon, things warm up nicely. similar to yesterday, making their way into the mid-60s. some of us the upper 60s by later on this afternoon. that frost advisory in places, the blue color that you see. that includes much of our viewing area except for the stretch from delaware up through philadelphia and new york city. that will line breaking the frost advisory. the purple you see freeze warnings in effect. it's cool air that's sitting
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over our region today. temperatures won't be quite as cool as we move into tomorrow morning. that's the good news. today, though, here are your forecast highs. kutztown at 65, bethlehem at 67. sunny to mostly sunny through the lehigh valley. same for the suburbs with 64. that temperature in phoenixville and newtown sitting at 65 degrees. into philadelphia, mostly the mid to upper 60s. 66 byberry and 65 as well. this pretty much continues. you can see a theme with the 66, 65 temperatures continuing. haddonfield, new jersey, trenton at 65 degrees, along the shore, 64 degrees for galloway township. we look over into delaware, 65 degrees, wilmington, dover at 64 and some of the scattered clouds continue through to rehoboth beach as well. light to low-end breezy conditions. no longer 20, 30 miles per hour winds. instead, maybe 15 mile-per-hour winds will be as high as we see.
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we do stay dry throughout the rest of your workweek and really into your weekend. an uptick in moisture it looks like. we're talking slight chance wednesday into thursday near reading to the lehigh valley. the rest of us not including a chance of rain on the board. at least not at this point. here it is, your 10 day on 10 extended forecast. we'll have up and downs with your temperatures. 67 tuesday, wednesday at 69 degrees. then we make it to the 70s for your thursday with some partly cloudy conditions out there. dropping back down to the 60s through your friday, saturday. there we go with the 70s again. mid-70s in fact by early next week with now just clouds pulling that chance of rain. >> thanks for that, krystal. 6:51 on this tuesday. i'm sure a lot of people heading to work, cranking that heat. >> yes. >> they may even have their scrapers ready with frost on the window. >> it is cool out there. let's check in with jessica boyington. 42 in south jersey. >> around the deptford area. this is our camera around 41.
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volume headed northbound. that's what's moving towards philadelphia. so headed to the walt whitman bridge or ben franklin bridge. maybe 295 could be heading to trenton seeing a delay there. no delay at all if you're headed southbound, maybe more towards sticklerville or down towards the shore. just a couple cars there. we're seeing the typical delay heading into the city. keeping it in new jersey, we're watching this accident after the parkway. our car went off into the woods. on the northbound side just around laurel drive. an a new accident that just popped up in norristownç on johnson highway and north hills drive. coming up next, we take a look at this morning's headlines and the stories we'll be following throughout the day. >> what's happening today with the investigation into philadelphia's mail distribution center that forced many to pay fines over late bills and citations. don't forget to vote for this week's high school football game of the week. here are the choices, downingtown east taking on bishop shanahan, penn wood at
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katie v/she stays late.rd. but she gets paid 21% less than her male coworkers. pat toomey has voted time after time against equal pay for women, against pay that helps hard working families get ahead. katie o/c: for my daughters and yours,
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6:56 on this tuesday. just about 46 degrees outside the nbc 10 studios. here are some of the stories we'll be following today. >> today is the last day people can register to vote in pennsylvania. you can register online through the state voter registration website. also mail in your application but it must be postmarked by today. you have a little more time in delaware. the registration deadline is saturday. in new jersey, even more time, october 18th. >> we're expected to learn more about the fraud investigation involving philadelphia's mail distribution center.
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city controller allen butkovic is holding a press conference to talk about the 10,000 pieces of mail found sitting in bins instead of being delivered on time. there will be one more day of jury selection in the whistle-blower lawsuit involving the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal at penn state. mike mcquery is suing the school, saying it wrongly retaliated against him after fellow coach jerry sandusky was convicted of abusing ten boys. looking for a job? how about becoming a flight attendant for frontier airlines? check-in starts at 8:00 this morning and you'll most likely be there all day. another job fair will be held in montgomery county, pennsylvania state representative thomas murt is hosting the event along with the willow grove chamber of commerce. dozens of companies will take part and you should also bring
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copies of your resume. the holiest day on the jewish calendar, yom kippur starts tonight at sundown. the ritual dates back thousands of years with jews confessing their sends to god and asking for forgiveness. yom kippur concludes the high holy days that began with the new year celebration of rosh hashanah. and good morning, everyone. one last check on your morning drive. we're starting on the schuylkill expressway. slow going into center city right now. right around montgomery drive. 24 minutes eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway, speeds dropping into the 30s. you can see this right here. brake lights when they go around the curve. the westbound side not doing too bad until you hit city avenue. an accident in lower pottsgrove that's on charlotte street and school lane. still paying attention to norristown for that gas leak
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that's causing route 202, part of it being closed. 95 looking at slow drive times on the southbound side. used to that, though, 27 minutes southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway with speeds into the 30s. there's a last look at your temperatures this morning. still cold, 41 degrees, the suburbs and new jersey. 46 in philadelphia. look at the lehigh valley, 34 degrees as we move along. and then on your ten-day forecast, we'll see in the afternoon temperatures warm up nicely. 67 today and 69 by your wednesday. we even squeeze in 70s on your thursday before a dip, friday, saturday. we have pulled chances of rain out of the ten-day forecast. if you are on the go, get updates to your neighborhood forecast on 101.1 more f.m. >> i love this fall weather. >> i love it. >> i like it when the sun is
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shining. >> that's how i feel. >> local updates throughout the morning. always get realtime news and weather and traffic on the nbc 10 app. >> have a good one. good morning. more to come. donald trump doubles down on his attacks against the clinton family. >> if they want to release more tapes, saying inappropriate things, we'll continue to talk about bill and hillary clinton doing inappropriate things. >> and clinton not backing down. >> he wants to talk about what we've been doing the last 30 years, bring it on! >> her lead, now the widest it's ever been in our new poll. with exactly one month to go, can trump rebound? matthew's wake. the water still rising in parts of the south hit by the hurricane. more than 1,500 people rescued, an entire north carolina town evacuated. we are there live. pulling the plug.


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